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Music Teacher Education

Music Faculty

I-Hsuan Tsai

Associate Professor, Theory and Piano

Dr. I-Hsuan Tsai received her Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a master’s degree in piano and bassoon, and a bachelor’s degree in piano from Indiana University. An active soloist and chamber musician, she is a winner of the Buckeye Piano Competition and the Graves Piano Competition.

Tsai’s performances include concerts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the United Nations, live performances on WFMT radio, the Aspen Music Festival, Roosevelt University, Northeastern University and the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series. Tsai has also performed and taught in Mexico, Brazil, Portugal, China and Taiwan. In addition to teaching at VanderCook, Tsai performs with her husband, violinist Yang Liu, in the duo Yang & Olivia.

  • AM 111-412 Applied Piano
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The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations by developing uniquely skilled music teachers who exhibit strong character, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence.

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